How to Make the Most of Business Trips

How to make the most of business travel? Business trips are undertaken for work, but they can involve quite a bit of play if you’re smart!

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#TheBlindList: A Story of Travel and Self Exploration

This is a travel story about India and magic. “Madam, we’ve reached!” the ticket collector called out. Hurriedly collecting my rucksack from the overhead compartment, I jumped off the bus. It was six in the evening. Something wasn’t right.

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Travel nights & the homecoming of terror

When we travel, we nearly always arise early to seize the day and catch a stunning sunrise or two. However, we’ve observed that we tend to retire early as well, and there’s only so much stargazing one can do. After all, most attractions aren’t open beyond sundown and there wouldn’t be much point in stumbling…

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Beach paradises you must visit

Who doesn’t love a trip to the beach? Soaking in the rays as you lounge about on the golden sands is most people’s idea of paradise. Calming and relaxing, a vacation away to the seaside will do anyone a power of good. But where are the best spots to check out? Today we’re going to take a look at some of the most popular places to visit if you’re off on a beach holiday; providing you with some ideas of potential future destinations to explore.

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Review: One Awesome Roadtrip by Johnny English

Johnny English’s story does not have a historical context but it does have his personal history with the places and the titbits about his wife and travel companion thrown in. If you have never been to the United States of America, this book will serve as an interesting introduction to some of its cities. And if you have been on a road trip from New York City to Houston like English, you can compare notes.

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The world’s most expensive but beautiful countries

The trouble with beauty is that it does not exist merely in cities that are affordable or accessible. Stunning marvels are flung across varied corners of the globe, many of which are far beyond our means. And yet, the travel-loving heart wants what it wants, even if means taking a personal loan for travel, just to make the next big trip a reality. So without much ado, here are the five most expensive but also very beautiful countries, according to Numbeo’s Cost of Living Index.

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Ricky Ponting is Tasmania’s brand ambassador

Although he lives in Melbourne now, Ponting returns to Tasmania every chance he gets. Talking about why his hometown has such a special place in his heart, he says, “I still travel around Australia and the world a lot. But nothing beats home. The beautiful clean air, breath-taking scenery, the incredible food and wine, brilliant golf courses, lifelong friends and of course, my family make it special.” As one of the internationally best known faces of Australia, Ponting is a well thought-out choice for Tasmania’s brand ambassador.

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Offbeat travel agents we like

There are several well-known travel agencies in India but when you’re looking for an offbeat holiday, they may not have the expertise you need. These unusual travel companies may not make it to the list of top 10 travel companies in India but they can definitely help you plan the perfect holiday. From rugged trails in Leh-Ladakh to all-women trips to chase fireflies in Coorg, they help you scale unchartered territory with aplomb.

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Top 10 summer getaways in 2016

Summer in most parts of Europe occurs between May and October (June-August are the peak summer months) and these are the glorious months in which countries like France, Spain, Greece and Turkey are most tourist-friendly. While there are some evergreen favourites that would definitely feature in your travel bucket list, we present 10 stunning destinations that are particularly attractive this year.

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My favourite walking tours (and a GIVEAWAY!)

Walking tours allow you to explore at your own pace, discovering secret nooks and corners and revelling in the exhaustion of it all. How else would you look up at the sky whenever you wanted to, and see it invaded by the tops of lovely edifices and passing clouds? So, here are my favourite walking tours from all my travels thus far. And do look out for a contest at the end!

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